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Blunt umbrellas wins Red Dot and iF Design Award

Greig Brebner implemented technology

The New Zealand brand BLUNT umbrellas won in February all the prestigious iF design award for its revolutionary storm umbrella. There is now a Red Dot Design Award added. New Zealander Greig Brebner came in 1999, with a first prototype of an umbrella where the ancient invention at all points where improved

The storm umbrella is awarded with iF Design Award and Red Dot Design Award. - Photo: Blunt
The storm umbrella is awarded with iF Design Award and Red Dot Design Award.  Photo: Blunt

Then it took another 10 years before BLUNT came up with the first storm umbrella on the market. The result: an umbrella with no sharp points at the edge of the canvas, a completely new design and an unprecedented patented technology. The lack of points prevents tearing and allows the umbrella indestructible and extremely stylish. Umbrellas BLUNT are resistant to storm winds of up to 120 km / h.

From 2010 BLUNT is available in Europe. The European importer is established in the Netherlands and was the first company to BLUNT spent outside New Zealand market. At this time, the improved technology already implemented in the complete range of umbrellas. The storm umbrellas can be found in the better leather case or in a select number of online stores. All products come with 2 years warranty.


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